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Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed CatamaranOther Water Sports

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Boston Whale Watching Cruise by High-Speed Catamaran

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Experience the best of New England’s marine wildlife on this guided whale-watching cruise around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Hop on a high-speed catamaran that gets to and from the whales in the least amount of time possible. See humpback and fin whales, plus Atlantic white-sided dolphins with the help of a naturalist guide. The on-board galley offers food and beverages for purchase during the trip.
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Boston Private City TourHalf-day Tours

Boston Private City Tour

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See all Boston's most important sights in a four hour, private, guided city tour, in a comfortable luxury vehicle. If you value, time, privacy, comfort and would like to have a good overview of the city of Boston at your own convenience and pace, we are the right choice for you. We will drive by or stop and wait at the sights you are most interested in. Our tour is totally customizable and our priority is to please you, not keep a schedule.
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Boston: North End to the Freedom Trail - Food & History Tour (Small Group)Half-day Tours

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Boston: North End to the Freedom Trail - Food & History Tour (Small Group)

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Combine two attractions Boston has to offer—delicious food and rich history—on this tour that starts in the popular North End and continues along the Freedom Trail. Snack your way through this historic Italian neighborhood, trying fresh bread at a hidden bakery and enjoying an Italian salumeria. Once fortified, walk the Freedom Trail to discover the rich history of the American Revolution and experience the modern city Boston is now.
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American History Bus Tour: Boston to Cambridge, Concord, and LexingtonDay Trips

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American History Bus Tour: Boston to Cambridge, Concord, and Lexington

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Experience the best of greater Boston’s top attractions in one morning on this American history tour around the neighboring towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Learn about the area’s role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Ride along the historic Battle Road Trail, following the same path Paul Revere took on his legendary midnight ride in 1775.
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Preview Boston Mini-Bus TourHalf-day Tours

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Preview Boston Mini-Bus Tour

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For travelers with just a few hours to explore, this half-day Boston bus tour is the best way to see more in less time. Starting out along the Charles River, travelers cruise to nearby towns, including Concord, Lexington, and Cambridge—home of Harvard, America's premier university. On the tour, enjoy sights from the American Revolutionary War, and pass the former homes of literary legends, all while enjoying your guide's narration on Boston's storied past.
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North End Boston Secret Food TourHalf-day Tours

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North End Boston Secret Food Tour

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Get to know Boston through its food on this small-group walking tour limited to 12 people. With a guide, you sample seafood, Italian dishes, and other fare as you explore the city's North End neighborhood. Along the way, learn about the history of the area.
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  • 3 hours
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Private 3-Hour Boston Movie and TV TourHalf-day Tours

Private 3-Hour Boston Movie and TV Tour

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Discover the cinematic side of Boston on a 3-hour tour with your own private driver-guide. See the filming sites for movies and TV shows such as 'Mystic River,' 'Good Will Hunting,' and 'Cheers' in a deluxe private vehicle. Drive through the West End, North Boston, South Boston, Beacon Hill, and downtown Boston, and pass landmarks like the Boston Common and Boston Public Garden. Includes private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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Sweet & Savory South End Neighborhood Food TourHalf-day Tours

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Sweet & Savory South End Neighborhood Food Tour

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Discover the South End in a fun and memorable way with this Sweet & Savory Food Tour. Make your way through this iconic Boston neighborhood, stopping for treats like Venezuelan appetizers and French-Cambodian cuisine. As you walk, admire the architecture and learn about the area’s rich cultural history. Your guide will share insider knowledge and point out hidden gems along the way.
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  • 3 hours
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Boston Guided Brewery Tour with Tastings & Lunch or DinnerDining Experiences

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Boston Guided Brewery Tour with Tastings & Lunch or Dinner

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Learn about Boston’s thriving craft beer scene and sample a variety of libations on this morning or evening brewery tour. Get an inside look at how beer is made and learn about their operations as you visit breweries, cider houses, and distilleries. Visit brewpubs that may include the well-known Samuel Adams or gastropub Meadhall. Round-trip transportation in downtown Boston by air-conditioned van is included.
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  • 5 hours
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Private 3-Hour Boston Freedom Trail TourHalf-day Tours

Private 3-Hour Boston Freedom Trail Tour

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Get to know Boston on a private 3-hour drive along the Freedom Trail, which crosses through 16 historical locations key to the founding of the United States. Head to landmarks including the Boston Common, Massachusetts State House, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, and the Paul Revere House, among others. Then take the Charlestown Bridge to the USS Constitution and view the Bunker Hill Monument. Travel in a climate-controlled vehicle with your own private driver-guide who shares live commentary about the sights. You select which stops along the Freedom Trail you would like to see, create your own itinerary with this unique, self-guided tour! Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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Sip of Boston Guided Brewery TourHalf-day Tours

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Sip of Boston Guided Brewery Tour

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Home of the famous Samuel Adams and Harpoon breweries, Boston has a thriving culture of microbreweries, distilleries, and cider houses. A brewery tour is one of the best ways to experience Boston’s beer scene, and on this half-day excursion you can taste award-winning beer and cider, learn about the history of each brewery, and explore the brewing process.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Boston Public Market & North End Foodie Tour with Local GuideHalf-day Tours

Boston Public Market & North End Foodie Tour with Local Guide

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Explore Boston’s culinary delights on this guided group walking tour. With a local expert leading the way, sample lobster rolls, apple cider doughnuts, maple syrups, and more at Boston Public Market and Haymarket Market (Fridays and Saturdays). Learn about the rich food heritage of historic Little Italy as you feast on Italian bread, taste fresh mozzarella at an old-school salumeria, gobble up cannoli. All tastings are included in this fun, convenient and delicious outing.
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Spirit of Boston Sunset Dinner Cruise with BuffetDay Cruises

Spirit of Boston Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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Try a unique alternative to a typical night out in downtown Boston on an exciting dinner cruise along the city’s waterfront. This expedition on Boston Harbor features an all-you-can-eat buffet meal with live entertainment and dancing. Watch the sunset, then take a stroll under the stars and enjoy the view of the illuminated Boston skyline at night or head to the dance floor for music and fun inside the ship’s nightclub. Bring that special someone or a whole group of friends for a night to remember.
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Historical Day-Trip from Boston with Private DriverHalf-day Tours

Historical Day-Trip from Boston with Private Driver

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Tailor your trip to Boston to your interests. Enjoy a private tour through historic Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Your group of friends or family ride in style in your choice of vehicle while absorbing fascinating stories of the American Revolution and the people who shaped the early ideals of the United States.
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Hoi An Countryside Adventure by Electric ScooterFull-day Tours

Hoi An Countryside Adventure by Electric Scooter

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Ride — or drive — an electric scooter into Hoi An's captivating countryside during this 3-hour tour, which begins with a snack and smoothie along the riverside. Your guide is in-the-know about interesting spots, such as Cam Nam Island, where you’ll meet the locals and witness their daily lifestyle firsthand. Learn about shoemaking, rice cracker production and more. Stop at a garden in Tra Que Village and refresh with a beverage in a lounge overlooking An Bang Beach.
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Boston Shore Excursion: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Sightseeing TourHalf-day Tours

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Boston Shore Excursion: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Sightseeing Tour

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While in port in Boston, spend your morning on a guided shore excursion to Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Visit historical sites of the region during this sightseeing tour that includes highlights of the Revolutionary War. Learn about significant American figures such as George Washington, Louisa May Alcott, and Paul Revere from a professional guide. See where the Battle of Lexington was fought and visit Harvard University.
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Expert Led Tour of Boston's North EndHalf-day Tours

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Expert Led Tour of Boston's North End

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Wander along the 18th-century streets and alleys of Boston’s historical North End neighborhood on this 3-hour walking tour. A historian-guide takes a small group, limited to just six people, in tracing the city’s evolution from the American Revolution to today. Stroll the same streets as Paul Revere and John Hancock, while hearing about the Boston Tea Party and the city’s shipping industry. It's a great to discover a side of Boston with an expert guide!
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Tour-in-Four -- A Private four hour walking & driving city tourHalf-day Tours

Tour-in-Four -- A Private four hour walking & driving city tour

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Private tours are priced per GROUP, not per person. This amazing tour is for those who want more than a driving tour but not a ton of walking.(aprox. 90 minute walk) Stroll through the historic North End. Have a snack from a famous North End pastry shop. Go inside the Old North Church and see Paul Revere's house, Explore Copp's Hill Burial Ground and learn about the "Spite House", the "Brink's Job" robbery. and the Great Molasses Flood. Visit the USS Constitution, and go up Bunker Hill where the first organized battle of the Revolutionary war took place. Learn how the Colonists lost that battle but won at the same time. Ride through Downtown, up Beacon Hill, The Back Bay, Fenway and over to Cambridge to see Harvard & MIT. You will see the entire city in half a day. ​Learn all about our history as well as what makes Boston such a great 21st century city. We can confirm tour start time after booking is complete. Weekday tours during the school year tours can only start after 2:30PM
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Classic Bites of Boston Food TourHalf-day Tours

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Classic Bites of Boston Food Tour

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Lobster, Chowder, Baked Beans and Boston Cream Pie! Have you heard about these culinary classics? Curious about where to eat them? Wondering why these foods became so popular in Boston in the first place? Join us on our Classic Bites of Boston Tour and you’ll learn about all of the above – and taste these iconic dishes for yourself too! During this tasty stroll, you can expect to: *Dig into the classic foods Boston has become famous for. *Delve into the history of these dishes and how they came to be local classics. *Discover downtown Boston in a different – and delicious – way!
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  • 3 hours
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Expert Led Private Tour of Boston's North EndHalf-day Tours

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Expert Led Private Tour of Boston's North End

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Immerse yourself in the history of Boston's North End on this private tour. You and your party will enjoy the ability to move at your own pace—no keeping up with a large tour group—and ask plenty of questions as you walk through the winding, Colonial-era streets. Listen to commentary on the history of the city from the 17th to the 21st century.
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Secret Boston Vip TourHalf-day Tours

Secret Boston Vip Tour

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The Secret Boston V.I.P. Tour is the most luxurious bar crawl in Boston. With this private, Self-guided tour you'll enjoy the luxury of your own personal local guide, vehicle, and itinerary! Your guide will bring you through the city in your choice of vehicle. Cruise around Boston as you dictate which stops you'd like to get out at and how much time you'd like to spend at each. Eat and drink in the same Taverns as John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere and George Washington!. Visit local breweries or check out a Speakeasy. Feel free to contact us prior to your Travel Date to make the most of your Tour Time, we will be happy to help you choose destinations based on your personal profile. Start your 3-hour tour with pickup at your hotel or local accommodations, and set out to explore Boston like a V.I.P.
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Boston North End Tourist Scavenger HuntHalf-day Tours

Boston North End Tourist Scavenger Hunt

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Are you planning a visit to Boston? Our North End scavenger hunt will take you from Long Wharf to Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge through Quincy Market, Old North Church and Paul Revere Mall of course! You will have to solve challenges at every step to discover your next destination. At each step, you will learn a little history as well as interesting facts about what surrounds you. Boston is the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the largest city in this eastern state of the United States. Its own population is slightly less than 700,000, but its metropolitan area exceeded 4.5 million in 2017. It is a 3-hour self-guided walking tour you complete on your smartphone.
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Hoi An Evening Foodie Tour by ScooterHalf-day Tours

Hoi An Evening Foodie Tour by Scooter

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Start your Hoi An food tour at the Fusion Cafe in the evening, then set out to explore more delicious eats by electric scooter, which you can drive yourself or ride with a guide. Bite into a scrumptious ‘banh mi’ (Vietnamese baguette sandwich) and wind your way along the riverfront to sample Hoi An’s best seafood. You’ll visit an NGO-funded restaurant that trains disadvantaged youth in hospitality services before a stop for local karaoke entertainment. Finish at a riverfront bar where you’ll sample your very own classy cocktail.
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Private Group Boston Trolley Tour with GuideHalf-day Tours

Private Group Boston Trolley Tour with Guide

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Sample the best of Boston and nearby Cambridge during this private guided sightseeing trip customized just for you. Discover top universities like Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, check out Fenway Park (home of the Red Sox), explore charming Beacon Hill, or customize the itinerary of sites to your preferences.
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